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Psychology Schools
In Salem, Virginia

Psychology faculty can choose to work at only one psychology school in Salem. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of psychology and psychology education in Salem, which includes psychology training at the psychology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Virginia Psychology Employment

Salem 90
Virginia 2,480

Exactly 90 of Virginia's 2,480 psychology professionals work in Salem. There has been a 10% decline in the number of psychology professionals in Salem between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for psychology professionals in Salem has decreased, overall employment in Salem has increased.

Salem Vs. Virginia Psychology employment growth

2,340 2,480 2,430 2,170 2,480
100 190 120 110 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Salem

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$50,670 $68,645 $66,960 $69,505 $68,790
$34,070 $34,760 $35,520 $36,840 $37,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

As the number of psychology professionals in Salem has shrunk, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. In 2010 psychology professionals in Salem reportedly earned an average salary of $68,790 per year. Psychology professionals in Salem made a yearly average salary of $50,670, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in Salem is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Salem

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Psychology professionals in Salem earn a median salary of $73,735 per year. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,765 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $97,445 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Salem

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Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

On average psychology professionals in Salem earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Salem.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Salem


Many of Salem's psychology professionals are graduates of the only accredited psychology school in the city.

Psychology Programs Offered In Salem


Salem's psychology school offers one psychology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Salem


In 2010 approximately 39 students completed psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Salem, Virginia

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